Pass the Remote – Hack Day 2021

Module Federation is a new feature in webpack 5 that allows you to pull dependencies from external sources. Correctly configured, those imports can be dynamic, shared between multiple apps, and pull in any kind of module (utility, component or feature). What’s ...Read More

Hack Day 2019: WhatsApp trading and chat

Caplin held its 2019 hack day on the 8th of November. The theme was ‘Talking with Robosaurs’, and encouraged projects with a focus on AI, chat and messaging. Focusing on the messaging theme, Adam Iley, Andy Lyons, and Andy Voneshen grouped ...Read More

Hack Day 2019: Jenny the Support bot

The theme for Hackday XI was 'Talking with Robosaurs' - a focus on artificial intelligence and communication. We created a team from our crack Support desk squad- Toby Catlin, Tom Brook and Andy Fernandes. ...Read More

Hack Day 2019: release notes linter

Caplin's 2019 Hack Day was held on Thursday 8 November. This year’s theme was ‘Talking With Robosaurs’, and contestants were encouraged to focus their projects on AI or chat-ops. For my project this year, I created an online release-notes linter, to ...Read More

Hack Day 2018: GRAFICAL DUDEZZ

Hack Day 2018 was centred around giving ‘Power to the People’ -- offering users a more hands-on approach to application configuration that hides complexity. The Caplin Deployment Framework (DFW) manages the deployment of  ...Read More

Hack Day 2017: TimeCube

There is not one person I know who loves doing timesheets. The finance team hate chasing us for them and we hate having to itemise our work day. Even worse is when you come in on a Monday morning and have ...Read More

Hack Day 2017: Onwards Defrosted Tuna

Hack Day 2017, ‘Let’s Get Physical’, required that every entry contain a hardware component. To meet this requirement, the 'Onwards Defrosted Tuna' team decided to leverage the Caplin Platform to enable a web application to initiate and terminate calls on a ...Read More